Adobe Hacked: Reduce your own company’s IT risks

  • October 4, 2013
  • Andy Vanderhoff

Today’s news about the hacking of data at Adobe is just another example in a long list of the risks you take when storing sensitive data. Adobe is now in damage control mode after learning that over 3 million customer records have been compromised.

This proves once again that no company is immune. So what can you do to reduce your risk? Well you have to have a repeatable on-going information security program. Quantivate’s IT-GRC walks you through a simple 6 step methodology for information security:

  1. Know – inventory your Data
  2. Analyze – your data’s value
  3. Map – where the data resides
  4. Assess your risks
  5. Determine your controls
  6. Monitor the control effectiveness.